Circularity

Closing the Loop: Shaw Uses Circular Design for its Sustainable Floors

Healthy Homes Start Here Shaw Industries designs flooring products and solutions to help you make better choices for your home. With its family of residential and commercial brands, Shaw offers a wide range of carpet, carpet tile, hardwood, luxury vinyl, laminate, tile and stone flooring products that are beautiful, durable, easy-to-clean and align with healthy …
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Responsible Chemistry

HMTX and Lifeproof: Leading the Way to a Cleaner Vinyl Flooring Industry

Vinyl flooring is known for its great looks, easy maintenance and durability. In recent years the popularity of LVT has exploded, making it the go-to choice for flooring. The Home Depot’s brand of Lifeproof vinyl flooring is manufactured in partnership with HMTX Industries. As a global supplier of LVT, HMTX manufacturers vinyl products for a …
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Responsible Chemistry

Reformulated Indoor Mounting Tape Reduces Solvent Emissions

  As a sustainability leader for decades, 3M has continuously worked to find ways to reduce our environmental impact by doing everything from looking at the sustainability of our manufacturing operations to finding ways to make our packaging more sustainable. That includes using materials that can be easily recycled or using recycled material to make …
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Responsible Chemistry

Deliver the Right Amount of Product, Right Where It’s Needed

While well-intentioned, sometimes homeowners aren’t always precise in how they use lawn and garden products. It can seem tempting to use more product to achieve the desired results. Luckily, Scotts® and Ortho® have created the innovation to help you apply the right amount of product, right where it needs to go. Gardeners are creative souls. …
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Responsible Chemistry

Clorox Innovations Are Good for You and Good for the Planet

Sustainability in Clorox Products and Packaging At Clorox, when they formulate, manufacture and package products, they keep people and planet in mind. Clorox strives to use ingredients and packaging that are more sustainable, including materials that are recyclable and compostable. Ultimately, their goal is to deliver high-quality products that make everyday life better and minimize …
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Water Conservation in outdoor watering

Beneficial Insects and Your Garden

Contributed by Gardener & Nursery Professional, Annie Joseph A healthy garden is home to many different plants and flowers, along with birds and diverse insect populations. We all know that occasionally there are pest insects in our gardens, but may not be aware that there are many beneficial insects, or “good bugs”, that keep the …
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